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Meet the Admission Team

We look forward to meeting you at school fairs throughout the Boston area and on campus during your visit!

Year-Round Admission Office Staff

Our full-time team staffs the office throughout the year. You will meet us at school fairs throughout the Boston area and on campus during your visit. We look forward to working with you!

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Sarah Wooten

    Sarah Wooten 

    Interim Director of Admission
    Spelman College - B.A.
    University of Georgia, School of Law - J.D.
  • Photo of Saphiatou N'Jie

    Saphiatou N'Jie 

    Assistant Director of Admission & Multicultural Outreach
    SUNY Albany - B.A.
    Bank Street College of Education - M.S.
  • Photo of Katrina Morris

    Katrina Morris 

    Admission Coordinator
    College of the Holy Cross - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Pam Dickinson

    Pam Dickinson 

    Director of External Relations and Strategic Engagement
    Williams College - B.A.

Admission Counselors

Our Admission Counselors work with us during the busiest season of the year — interview season! Each of these Admission Counselors has a broad range of experience with the school — as parents, teachers, and co-curricular staff. 

List of 9 members.

Auxiliary Members of the Admission Team

The auxiliary members of the admission team serve in various roles within our school, including participating in Admission events and reading applications. They also play a key role in helping new students and families transition into Shady Hill.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Abby Brown

    Abby Brown 

    Middle School (Grades V-VIII) Director of Learning Resources
    Rice University - B.A.
    Wheelock College - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Hanh Cho

    Hanh Cho 

    Lower School Director of Learning Resources
    Boston College - B.A.
    Boston College - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Krista Demas

    Krista Demas 

    Middle School (V-VIII) Head
    University of North Carolina - B.A.
    Boston College - M.Ed.
    Bio

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Serena Wilkie Gifford

    Serena Wilkie Gifford 

    Lower School (B-IV) Head
    Brown University - B.A.
    Bank Street College - M.S.Ed.
  • Photo of Erica Pernell

    Erica Pernell 

    Director of Inclusion & Multicultural Practice.
    University of Connecticut - B.S.
    University of Connecticut - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Mark Steward

    Mark Steward 

    School Psychologist
    Dartmouth College - A.B.
    Boston University - M.A., Ph.D.
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